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Benchmarks: Mac Pros, iMacs gaming performance

Though our reviews of the new iMacs and Mac Pros have all posted, the work in the Macworld Lab is not done. We’ve received and tested a number of build-to-order (BTO) systems (as well as the standard configuration Macs) and ran them through some high-resolution game tests.

Nvidia spent $43.6 million to replace faulty graphic chips

Nvidia spent $43.6 million to cover warranty costs from flawed graphics chips during its most recent fiscal year.

A gamer’s take on the new Mac mini

By including a new motherboard that features Nvidia 9400M integrated graphics, Apple turned its Mac mini desktop into a machine that’s more appealing to gamers on a budget, Peter Cohen argues.

ATI Radeon HD 4870 Graphics Upgrade for Mac Pro now priced

Want to breathe new life into your vintage 2008 Mac Pro? The ATI Radeon HD 4870 Graphics Upgrade Kit from Apple helps you do just that.

Mini DisplayPort, faster graphics coming to older Mac Pros

Mini DisplayPort is coming to older Mac Pros, thanks to a new graphics card offering from Apple.

Review: White MacBook 2GHz with Nvidia GeForce 9400M graphics

The changes to new white 2GHz MacBook are subtle but welcomed. The new faster graphics will make casual gamers happy, and who doesn’t like additional RAM? Macworld Lab director James Galbraith found that even with a processor that's slightly slower than its predecessor, the new white 2GHz MacBook is a solid entry-level laptop.

Sales of graphics chips sink on falling demand

Sales of graphics chips sank during the fourth quarter, market research firm Jon Peddie Research said.

Apple update fixes issues with some Nvidia cards

An Nvidia software update released on Monday fixes problems with one of Apple's Mini DisplayPort adapters and an Nvidia graphics chip and card.

Changes to low-end MacBook promise more value than ever

We’re still waiting to get our hands on the newly updated low-end MacBook model. But the addition of improved graphics and more memory should make this $999 computer more attractive to gamers and budget-conscious Mac users, Peter Cohen says.

The Mac at 25: Processors

With the Mac approaching its 25th birthday, what does the future hold for the processors that power our favorite computers? Quite a lot, Rik Myslewski says.